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Changing channels; Sony, Sharp in turnaround battle

Changing channels; Sony, Sharp in turnaround battle

By Tim Kelly TOKYO | Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:27pm EDT TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp is likely to say it returned to an operating profit for July-September after it sold a chemicals business, but investors still aren’t sure a consumer electronics revamp will deliver the profit growth the group seeks. Sony shares, valued at [...]

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RIM starts carrier testing on BlackBerry 10 devices

RIM starts carrier testing on BlackBerry 10 devices

TORONTO | Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:45pm EDT TORONTO (Reuters) – Research In Motion said on Wednesday it has begun carrier testing of its new line of BlackBerry 10 devices, a crucial step ahead of next year’s launch of the make-or-break line of smartphones. “In the last week, BlackBerry 10 achieved lab entry with more [...]

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China’s Twitter-like Weibo poses danger, opportunity for new leaders

China’s Twitter-like Weibo poses danger, opportunity for new leaders

By Melanie Lee SHANGHAI | Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:22pm EDT SHANGHAI (Reuters) – As China prepares for a generational power shift in the next two weeks, a similar shift is happening online that is testing the limits and displaying the evolution of China’s legions of state-directed censors. Since its launch three years ago, Weibo, [...]

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